St Francis church

St Francis of Assisi Catholic Church

The Parish of St. Francis of Assisi is a lively and active parish, serving the areas of Crosspool, Sandygate, Lodge Moor, Ranmoor, Nether Green and Fulwood.

It is part of Sheffield Deanery in the Diocese of Hallam and is twinned with the Parish of St William of York.

The Parish Priest is Father Kevin Thornton and the Parish Deacon is Stephen Parker. We have an active parish council and the current chair is Nick Neale.

Advent and Christmas Services

    • Advent Taizé Service – 7pm, Wednesday 18th December.
    • Children’s Nativity Service – 4pm, Tuesday 24th December.
    • Christmas Night Mass – 8pm, Tuesday 24th December.
    • Christmas Day Mass – 10am, Wednesday 25th December.

CAFOD Net Zero Petition

Please sign the CAFOD Net Zero Petition in the narthex . The petition, addressed to the Prime Minister, is part of our Parish commitment to encourage the government to take urgent action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to net zero. This would mean that Great Britain was no longer contributing to climate change.

New to the parish?

We’d like to extend a warm welcome to anyone joining our parish for the first time. We offer a home visit from members of our parish council. As well as giving you a formal welcome to St Francis of Assisi, they can outline the range of activities and facilities available within the parish. If you’re new, please send us a message and we’ll get in touch.